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Lesson 11 – What is for Dinner?

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Read About Carnivores, Herbivores, and Omnivores

Vocabulary

Read the vocabulary terms to understand the reading better.

A carnivore is an animal that mostly eats meat. For example, lions and snakes are carnivores.

A consumer is an animal that gets its energy by eating plants or other animals.

A herbivore is an animal that mainly feeds on plants such as insects, and elephants.

An omnivore is an animal that eats plants and animals. For example, dogs and raccoons are omnivores.

What is for Dinner?

Animals are called consumers because they must find food to eat. They cannot make their own food. Consumers can be put in three groups, based on the food they eat.

To learn more about carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores, watch the video by Crash Course Kids on Youtube.

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